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1986 911 Carrera shifting

Transmission and Clutch

Vehicle Information: Model: 911; Year: 1986; Body Type: Targa; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.2L; Total Mileage: 59634;

Getting from 2nd to 3rd you have to hesitate and drift the shifter to the right then into third. No quick shifting here....after new bushings and allot of adjusting this is what I'm left with. Not so bad understand. Only the driver would know the difference. When my wife is a passenger in the car she thinks it runs and shifts very smoothly. When I discussed this problem with a fellow at 'Strasse' he was more likely to think the motor mounts where to soft or worn. The flex in the targa body was not allowing the transmission to catch up with the shift. The problem does seem to be worse at higher speeds when you are trying to shift quickly. On the other hand it can also seem very evident just trying to make the shift adjustment. BTW when you make the adjustment and want to move the transmission shaft to the right should you loosen the set screw? Just want to make sure I'm adjusting correctly.At any rate I was wondering what you thought. Both remedies have merit but I would like to make the best 1st choice.....Perhaps I'm asking the transmission here to be a little to perfect. I also wondering since this car is new to me. Does it have the original transmission for that year in it. How would I tell.

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